Uttam Parui


Uttam Parui is a senior premier field engineer at Microsoft. He has worked with SQL Server for more than 11 years and is the coauthor of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible (Wiley, 2009). He also contributed to the technical editing of Professional SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning (Wiley, 2008) and Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering (Apress, 2009).

Installing Client Tools on a SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster

If you select the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2008 clustered instance on the first node of the failover cluster, they’re automatically installed on any nodes that are added later via the Add Node option. You might remember that if you selected the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2005 failover cluster, they were installed on only the current node and you had to install the client tools separately on remote cluster nodes.

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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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